Visions of Science Art Prize

The Andrew Brownsword Gallery at the University of Bath announces its inaugural Art Prize, awarded for submissions that reflect, represent, capture or depict modern day scientific phenomena as studied by academics at The University’s Faculty of Science.

Shortlisted entries will be exhibited in the Andrew Brownsword Gallery between 15 September and 13 October, with the winning selections announced at a special ceremony in October.

All artists who have entered the Visions of Science Bursary (deadline now closed) are also eligible to enter the Visions of Science Art Prize (deadline extended to Sun 22 Jul).



All artists are eligible to enter, whether amateur, student, graduate or professional. Painting, drawing, sculpture, film, mixed media, photography and all forms of contemporary visual arts will be considered. Submissions with a site-specific or performance element are also eligible, provided arrangements for exhibiting can be made.

ART PRIZE ENTRY FEES 1 artwork: £10 2 artworks: £12 3 artworks: £14

PRIZES First Prize – £4000 Second Prize – £1250

EMERGING ARTIST PRIZE £750 will be awarded to one work from an artist at an early stage in their career.

ART PRIZE JUDGES Alan Cotton, artist and Honorary Professor of Arts, University of Bath Kate Bryan, art historian, curator and broadcaster Dr Chris Stephens, Director of the Holburne Museum, Bath Professor Nick Brook, Dean of Science, University of Bath

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ART PRIZE DEADLINE Extended to Sun 22 Jul